WACKY WORDIES
What three two-word phrases can be found
in this box? 
ANSWER...

What is this object?
ANSWER...

EQUATION
ANALYSIS TEST

26 = L. of the A.
What are L. and A.?
 

 
 

Previous issue: July 2011

2012 Games of the Year
(from the December 2011 issue)

August 2012 issue
(on sale May 29)

Features

Sherlock Holmes:
Call Our Bluff, Part Two

Which of these stories about the famous detective are real, and which ones did we make up?
Alan Lance Andersen and
Rebecca Ann Edwards

So You Think You Know the Rules of Baseball?
This multiple-choice quiz covers some of our national pastime’s finer points.
R. Wayne Schmittberger

Inferior Decorator

Are the rich above the laws of physics, logic, and perspective?
Greg Scott

J: The Misere Connection Game

Some connections win, other connections lose, in this game played on half a checkerboard.
Rich Hutnik

Lost in the Hypercube

A maze in four dimensions.
R. Wayne Schmittberger


Contest

Now’s the Time
Fill in the blanks to complete the missing words, once you figure out the pattern.

GameViews

Computer v. Cruciverbalists
The world’s best crossword puzzle-solving software is bested…for now.
Thomas L. McDonald

Inside the Box
News from the world of electronic gaming.
Thomas L. McDonald

Electronic Game Reviews
Dear Esther
Draw Something
The Darkness II
Edited by Thomas L. McDonald

Traditional Game Reviews
Repello
Mundus Novus
Last Will
Hawaii
Poseidon’s Kingdom
Bits
Edited by John J. McCallion

Puzzle Round-Up
Interlock, Perilous Pipes, and Funny Farm. Robin H, King

State of Play: A Gaming Blog

GAME OF THE YEAR
AND OTHER AWARDS

 

Tops of the Pops
We’ve altered 16 soft drink bottle caps of different vintages. How many can you name?
Cover Puzzle: Gunnar Johnson
Cover Design
: Kevin Boone

Pencilwise
Cubism
Packing It In
Err Play
I Before E, Except After C
Pencil Pointers
Dszquphsbnt!
Kid Stuff
Analograms

PuzzleCraft #81: Riddles
No Cheating Aloud
Paint by Pairs
Hashi
Eye-Catching
Motley Stew
Double Cross
Vectrix
Battleships
Crypt-Pic Crossword

World’s Most Ornery
   Crossword
and other pencil puzzles

Wild Cards
A potpourri of little puzzles we couldn’t fit anywhere else.

Selected Features: Links

November 1983
Good Knight, Suite Prints
A Homophone Story by Mary Ellen Slate.

December 2006
Starry Night
Solve an interactive version of our December issue’s cover maze by Robert Abbott (Logic Mazes). Cover design by Jim Malloy.

October 2005
The Looney Labs Experiment
How a kinder, gentler game company got its groove on.
Read article.

September 2005
Canned Wonders
Charitable competitions produce remarkable feats of Canstruction®.

Games Online Contest #37

Orion’s Crystal

The all-but-invisible puzzle
that’s sweeping the country!


Eight puzzle pieces fit together to form a sphere. Not too tough…if you could see the pieces! Now just $14.99 plus shipping. Order.
 

Games World of Puzzles

Vacation 2012 issue
on sale May 15

Vacation Double Cross 1 Corrected Grid

May Double Cross 2 Answer

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